Friday, 25 July 2008
Car Sharing: Save Money
As part of Aberdeenshire Council’s commitment to promoting alternatives to single occupancy car use the Council encourages car sharing.
Aberdeenshire Council fund a FREE online service for anyone interested in car sharing in Aberdeenshire. The scheme is open to car owners and those looking for a lift. Simply:
Go to www.carshareaberdeenshire.com or phone 08700 111199.
Enter your journey details – where you are going, when and how often.
The system searches for possible matches and lists them for you on screen
You can then contact potential travel companions via an automated email system.
www.carshareaberdeenshire.com includes a cost calculator to help you calculate the annual cost of your motoring and the potential financial savings to be made from car sharing. It also answers several frequently asked questions
Remember car sharing might work for you some of the time or perhaps for part of a journey
There is a financial benefit to individuals who car share. Research shows the average commuter can save up to £1000 a year. There are also benefits to the wider community and environment. These include reductions in congestion and carbon emissions.